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Flyers edge Caps in overtime

Flyers edge Caps in overtime

WASHINGTON – To a man, the Flyers knew this might be one of their most crucial games of the season and that called for one of their most resilient performances.

That’s exactly what they delivered in a gritty 4-3 overtime win against the NHL-leading Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center on Wednesday night.

After giving up leads of 2-0 and 3-2, the Flyers kept their composure and forced overtime.

That’s when a rejuvenated Jake Voracek scored the second of his two goals for the game at the 38-second mark, sending the Flyers back to Philadelphia all smiles.

The win ends a three-game losing streak – all painful one-goal decisions – and lifts the Flyers into the...